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Mussolini's National Project in Argentina

by David Aliano

During the 1920s and 1930s, Mussolini’s fascist regime attempted to promote fascist Italy’s national project in Argentina, bombarding the republic with its propaganda. Although politically a failure, this...


A Dark Song of Blood

by Ben Pastor

Praise for the Martin Bora series:

"The tone of Liar Moon has a flu-like grimness, appropriate the 1943 setting. Pastor is excellent at providing details (silk stockings, movie magazines, cigarettes) that light...


Italian Opera Houses and Festivals

by Karyl Charna Lynn & Martin Stiglio

Italian Opera in the 18th and 19th centuries was an experience unequaled anywhere else in the world. The unique emotion, flavor, and passion that existed have yet to be attained in any other country. Opera houses...


The March on Rome: How Antifascists Understood the Origins of Totalitarianism (and Conied the Word)

by Emilio Gentile

«Amendola attribuiva […] un nuovo è più ampio significato al termine "totalitario" da lui coniato: totalitario non era solo il sistema di dominio politico del fascismo, ma "spirito totalitario" era la pretesa...


The Legend of Montaperti

by Brad Franco

In this work, historian Brad Franco examines the legend of Montaperti, the story of the extraordinary events which preceded Siena’s victory over Florence in 1260, culminating in the donation of the keys of...


Siena, the history of a medieval commune

by Ferdinand Schevill

The persistent interest manifested by the public in the story of the Italian communes will, I hope, make an apology for the present book on Siena unnecessary. “Though availing myself, to the best of my ability,...


Remaking Italy in the Twentieth Century

by Roy Palmer Domenico

Although the unification of Italy in 1870 initially defined the nation's geographic boundaries, Italians faced the new challenge of determining their nation's social, political, and cultural identity as they...


Under Spello Sky

by Evermore Ronald Ritter & Sussan

A difficult divorce and attack by her husband has left Jennifer Gubbini with a serious facial disfigurement that keeps her hidden away in the small Victorian seaside town of Port Fairy.

On the day she decides...


The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy

by Jacob Burckhardt & Mint Editions

The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy (1860) is a work of art history by Swiss historian Jacob Burckhardt. Recognized today as the founder of modern art history and as one of the key thinkers of the nineteenth...


Revolutions and the Making of the Modern World

by James Cracraft & William Benton Whisenhunt

Professor James Cracraft is an established specialist on early modern Russian history, particularly the era of Peter the Great (1682-1725), tsar and first Russian emperor. This volume gathers some of the many...


The Optician of Lampedusa

by Emma-Jane Kirby

The only optician on the island of Lampedusa in the Mediterranean is an ordinary man in his fifties, who used to be indifferent to the fate of the thousands of refugees landing on the coast of the Italian island....


The Coalition Crumbles, Napoleon Returns

by Carl von Clausewitz, Nicholas Murray & Christopher Pringle

Carl von Clausewitz (1780–1831) is best known for his masterpiece of military theory On War, yet that work formed only the first three of his ten-volume published writings. The others, historical analyses...


Disaster Narratives in Early Modern Naples

by Domenico Cecere, Chiara De Caprio, Lorenza Gianfrancesco & Pasquale Palmieri

This volume deals with natural disasters in late medieval and early modern central and southern Italy. Contributions look at a range of catastrophic events such as eruptions of Mount Vesuvius, floods, earthquakes,...


ELEONORA AND JOSEPH

by Julieta Almeida Rodrigues

As the novel opens, aristocratic Eleonora Fonseca Pimentel pleads with the High Court of Naples to be beheaded instead of hanged like a criminal. One of the leading revolutionaries of her time, Eleonora contributed...


Christian Identity Formation Across the Elbe in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries

by Mihai Dragnea

This book addresses the conversion of the Wends, and how Christian writers of the tenth and eleventh centuries perceived the submission of the Wends to the Christian faith. The main concern of the ecclesiastical...


Memoirs of Casanova Volume VIII

by Giacomo Casanova & Mint Editions

Memoirs of Casanova (1792) is the autobiography of Italian adventure and socialite Giacomo Casanova. Written at the end of his life, the Memoirs capture the experiences of one of Europe’s most notorious figures,...


Memoirs of Casanova Volume XII

by Giacomo Casanova & Mint Editions

Memoirs of Casanova (1792) is the autobiography of Italian adventure and socialite Giacomo Casanova. Written at the end of his life, the Memoirs capture the experiences of one of Europe’s most notorious figures,...


Memoirs of Casanova Volume VI

by Giacomo Casanova & Mint Editions

Memoirs of Casanova (1792) is the autobiography of Italian adventure and socialite Giacomo Casanova. Written at the end of his life, the Memoirs capture the experiences of one of Europe’s most notorious figures,...


Roads to Health

by G. Geltner

In Roads to Health, G. Geltner demonstrates that urban dwellers in medieval Italy had a keen sense of the dangers to their health posed by conditions of overcrowding, shortages of food and clean water, air pollution,...


Roads to Health

by G. Geltner

In Roads to Health, G. Geltner demonstrates that urban dwellers in medieval Italy had a keen sense of the dangers to their health posed by conditions of overcrowding, shortages of food and clean water, air pollution,...